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Pakistan prepared to respond to any challenge: Gen Raheel

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The chief of army staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Monday said that, “We are fully prepared to respond to any challenge and no one could dare cast an evil eye on Pakistan.” The Army Chief was addressing a huge gathering of Army and Rangers troops while on his farewell visit

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MQM Pakistan’s December rally will be eye-opener for opposition: Sattar

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Head of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan, Dr Farooq Sattar said that the most outspoken critics of his party in the country would witness a real power show next month which would be too good to be true for them. Speaking to a workers convention of the breakaway faction of

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Chinese company signs agreement to collect garbage in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – An agreement was signed between the Sindh government and a Chinese company on Monday for garbage disposal in Karachi. In the first phase of the agreement signed between between the Solid Waste Management (SWM) and Chinese company Wuzung, garbage will be collected in the South and East districts of the metropolis.

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Gen Raheel begins farewell meetings as tenure nears end

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)-  As his retirement approaches on November 28 and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a tough choice about who should run Pakistan’s powerful military, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif started his farewell meetings on Monday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief began his farewell meetings from

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PM would have to prove his income source, jurists say

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would have to prove the source of his income used for purchase of the offshore companies, former judges and lawyers have said in their comments on Panama Leaks case. Speaking at a TV programme, a retired judge was of the opinion that the prime minister would have

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Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

LIMA (AFP) US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency and charisma have made Obama a rock star on the international scene, even at times when the daily

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US-Aid provides $155m to build 106 schools in sindh

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The US-AID has provided 155 million US Dollars to build 106 schools with modern facilities in Sindh. A spokesman of Sindh government on Monday told the media that in first phase a school has been established in a state- of- the- art building in Rohri to provide free quality education. He

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Two killed in Indian firing along LoC

SIALKOT (Sarzameen News) –  Unprovoked firing by Indian Border Security Forces along the Line of Control (LoC) claimed lives of two Pakistani civilians on Monday. The BSF resorted to firing and shelling on villages near Kirala sector. Pakistan Army personnel befittingly responded to Indian firing and silenced their guns. On late Sunday Indian forces had

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Chehlum of Imam Hussain (RA) being observed today

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Processions will be taken out and majalis will be held in every nook and corner of the country to mark the 40th day to the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) today (Monday). Strict security arrangements have been made throughout the country especially in the major cities like Karachi, Lahore and Quetta,

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PTI appoints Babar Awan as new lawyer in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has decided to replace Hamid Khan with senior lawyer Babar Awan to represent the party in Supreme Court regarding Panama papers case. The decision to hire Babar Awan, a former aide of Asif Ali Zardari came after PTI’s counsel Hamid Khan decided to distance himself from the case owing to

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